Reaching out to the forgotten: providing access to medical care for the homeless in Italy

ALTLivio SenigalliesiAn MSF nurse takes care of a 63 year-old Romanian homeless in Milan, Italy.

A programme for outpatient and intermediate inpatient care for the homeless was pioneered by Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) in Milan, Italy, during the winter of 2012-2013. This paper documents the characteristics and clinical management of inpatients and outpatients seen during this programme.

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Authors: Gianfranco De Maioa, Rafael Van den Berghb, Silvia Garellia, Barbara Maccagnoc, Freja Raddic, Alice Stefanizzid, Costantina Regazzod and Rony Zachariahb

Journal: International Health

Keyword(s): Migrant, Access to healthcare